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CBS
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
an explosion. the u.s. chamber of commerce distributed nationwide to businesses. the chamber of commerce expanded its budget. business round table. now everybody takes it for granted today. it was formed three months after louis powell's memo. businesses expanded their offices lobbying here. then the business power came up when jimmy carter and the democrats were in charge in 19778. turned the whole thing -- 1978. turned the whole thing around. that was the beginning of the story. that was the business rebellion that began to steal the american dream from the middle class. >> oh, gosh. i want to ask you, you know, in a presidential election, an opinion? >> i'm not going to do that. this is not about the election. this is -- we're not going to get to a smart fix in this country unless we understand how we got in the trouble we're in. neither of these guys at the moment are telling you. we're not getting down to the bottom of this thing. this is about people out around the country, in ohio n california, in washington state. it's about how the 401(k) program isn't working. it's about how pe
SFGTV2
Sep 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
with the department of commerce. looking at those things that are important. you will not have citizens if you do not have the economics and businesses. how will you protect small businesses? we have folks here from the small business administration. it is key to get to know these peoplm. meanwhile -- mingle and get to know the people in this room to start the interaction. the great work we haveç had wih the department of commerce and economic developmentç, standing up and taking charge. this isç something when i cameo the federal government three years ago, i did not see exist the commitment with these agencies to go forward and taken over. fema would haveç taken itç ovn a coordinatingç role, but we do not have to because these next folks are doing it. get to know theseç people. çit may be something smaller. it ]a6 not be a disaster declared by the federal government, but you may be able to do something to work with them. health and social servicesç, çesmerçelda perrera. çhealth and human services stod up the whole office. sheç has byron and other staff with her. çwo
SFGTV2
Sep 13, 2012 8:30am PDT
the chicagoland area. whether it's the chicagoland chamber of commerce, whether it's the hispanic chamber of commerce, i mean, you name it, we're involved with them and they're involved with us. and the great news is we are a huge resource for them, essentially a staffing center at this point. you know, we have been learned to be trusted, you know, so that as people are graduating from our programs, if they're getting a referral from us, they know that this person's not only been successful in the building the right type of foundation and getting the life skills and, you know, the job training and the things that they need to be successful but they also know how to follow through and execute on the jobs for an employer. they become a very productive employee. just first hand, you know, to tell you, a safe haven is an employer of many of our graduates. you know, we have about 180 employees, and i want to say at least 50 percent of our employees are graduates of our programs. we have a very intense professional development training program. so we train people that have gone through the syst
SFGTV2
Sep 13, 2012 10:30am PDT
of over 100 bay area chambers of commerce, minority chambers, small business chambers, et cetera, circulating it to all of your agencies, as well as our other stake holders and partners for comment. and bring it back to you in november for final approval, incorporating any comments we may receive. i'm happy to answer any questions you have on the item. >> we do have a question from -- >> so in looking at your names of the publications, i'm not familiar. are there any african-american publications? >> yes. the san francisco bay view is an african-american. >> you mentioned the claim befores of commerce are included in this. >> yes. >> now is this section regarding financial institutions, is that new or have they always been there? >> it's always been there. this is where they wanted more detail. the dbe regulation says guarantees shall encourage use of minority owned institutions. the federal reserve publishes a list of minority owned financial institutions in every area. whenever we have needed banking services we have looked at that list and solicited from that list. in san fran
SFGTV
Sep 12, 2012 11:30pm PDT
, i'm dee dee workman with the san francisco chamber of commerce and a resident of district nine, pg&e rate payer, representing over 1,500 local businesses and resident owners and employees. we are very concerned about the impacts of the clean power sf program on san francisco businesses, residents and the local community. community choice aggregation was originally designed to inject competition and generation of electrical power. the goals were to drive prices down, maintain rate stability, provide over half the power load from renewable sources and find a supplier for a long-term contract. this contract ensures none of those goals. rates for electricity charges will increase. this is a short-term contract that creates no green power, results in net loss of jobs in san francisco. all the liability rests with the taxpayers. while it is well intended and we appreciate the hard work that's gone into this we feel like it is not ready to go. and clean power san francisco does not represent or reflect goals of community choice aggregation program. the san francisco chamber of commerce ur
LINKTV
Sep 13, 2012 11:00am PDT
. forged in the first age of global commerce, it received the bounty of the british empire. but containerized shipping technology has drastically reduced the labor force, permanently changing the urban and economic geography here. can liverpool make the transition from an industrial-revolution seaport to a center of the information revolution and the service economy? ( kids actively conversing ) merseyside in the beginning of the 21st century. this is the small city of bootle, just north of liverpool. neighborhoods like this have fallen on hard times. what never changes is the love of soccer. ( crowd cheering ) in a pub around the corner, the grownups root for the liverpool football club. it's a passion. ( yelling, cheering ) the old men here once worked the docks downtown. for the young men, that's rarely an option now. ( oohing ) this is a tale of two nearby cities, united perhaps only by their support of liverpool soccer. one is the story of gritty neighborhoods that once housed the dock workers of a major european seaport. the other is the reformed, revitalized downtown
KCSMMHZ
Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
the commerce ministry visited the fair. they say there are great possibilities for business in the islam world. >> indonesia, malaysia, thailand, and the rest of the asian countries will be one. so one family, one corporation. and we hope that we can go to the global market in one family. >> reporter: with the world's largest muslim population, indonesia has been enjoying economic growth driven by robust domestic demand. but the country is not only attracting interest as an emerging economy. for the southeast asian countries which aim to increase the asian economy community by 2015, indonesia connects them with other islamic markets. desy tanjang, nhk world, jakarta. >> that will wrap up our bulletin for today. i'm patchari raksawong in bangkok. >>> artists use their work to reflect their perspectives and the world around them. the best among them change with changing times. that's what happened with japan's artist. his painting was once typical of this style, but the march 2011 disaster prompted him to reconsider his approach to his craft. >> reporter: familiar and yet somehow very different.
Comedy Central
Sep 12, 2012 6:35pm PDT
of the commerce department, it's obama. >> stephen: just connect the dots, folks, okay. one, obama can make and or is a hurricane. (laughter) two, he can predict the weather months in advance. three, i already had this finger up and i can't put it back. obama. he controls the weather. i mean we should have known, all black people can control the weather. (applause) very informative documentary, by the way. it's where i learned that bald people can implant thoughts in your mind. out of my head, carville. i don't want to picture mary matalin like that. oh, oh-- oh, she worked out. folks, speaking of mind control, bill clinton gave a speech last night scheduled for half an hour which just wrapped up a few minutes ago. (laughter) and i would add hit clinton started strong. >> we are here to nominate a president. (cheers and applause) and i've got one in mind. >> stephen: unfortunately, barack obama defeated her four years ago. (laughter) luckily, luckily bill had another option. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside. >> (cheers and applause) but who burns for america on the ins
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
work to make america's commerce, travel from place to place. i've spoken to small businesses and they say the u.s. postal service is their lifeline for their small business. they can actually make a profit by using the u.s. postal service. senior citizens who receive their social security checks sometimes in the mail, many times we know online, but are connected to the post office. they are connected to the letter carrier. they are connected to the local post office in their neighborhood. how do i know? because of the outpouring of concern for the closing of a post office on mesa road in the 18th congressional district, my congressional district. and so i'm interested in this congress not being known by the do-nothing congress, do-nothing republican congress. i want us to work together and be able to say that these items need to be put forward for the american people. what do we have to say now looking toward sequestration? we realize that you cannot cut discretionary funding. we realize that 50 million americans are suffering from food insecurity, and we have a $13 billion t
PBS
Sep 13, 2012 1:00am PDT
of that disaffection into votes. next week he'll address the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce at its annual convention in los angeles. diane eastabrook, "n.b.r.," chicago. >> susie: new estimates are in, >> susie: new estimates are in, and it looks like this year's holiday selling season will be the strongest for retailers since the great recession took hold. shoppertrek sees overall sales rising 3.3%, it bases those numbers on visits to more than 50,000 stores. >> tom: the major stock indices inches higher as investors and traders wait for the federal reserve's announcement tomorrow if it will do anything more to help the economy. the session for the s&p 500 illustrates the back and forth, with prices dipping mid-morning, and late afternoon, before closing with a small gain. it continues hovering around its post-recession high. volume grew slightly. 661 million shares on the big board. 1.7 billion on the nasdaq. not a lot of volatility among the major stock sectors. with the iphone five debt, the telecom services sector was the biggest gainer, up 0.7%. consumer staples was in the biggest loser, down
SFGTV2
Sep 13, 2012 4:00am PDT
are now in the business of doing fmri lie detection. there the commerce is pushing the science a little bit faster than maybe it ought to. i agree. >> the science. >> the science, right, exactly. >> ok, we have some questions from the audience that i would like to ask. and i think most of these are probably for the doctor. first question, how does the brain research impact drug cases when the defendand is an addict? >> addiction does bad things to the brain. it dramatically changes the brain. in certain individuals, there is enormous vulnerabilities and risk factors from genetics and brain function that can precipitate or make it to be easier to get addicted to drugs. and there have been, i think, quite a bit of neuroscience focusing on trying to develop better treatments for individuals by understanding the mechanism of those changes. in the courtroom, i believe that to help judges, judges when we do the education, one of my collaborators who does this work teaches them how the brain changes with addiction, et cetera, et cetera. that may be helpful for judges sentencing to drug courts
Current
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
change. >> eliot: many of us want you to be chair of merry christmas and commerce. >> thank you. >> eliot: which you were in the democratic alcohol of the house. democratic controlled house. >> i think we can layout the differences of the party. the polls have shown a real bump for obama that did not occur for romney after their convention. the tracking polls show that the people of the country are more likely to vote a democratic member of congress than a republican. there is a lot of this story to be told, but we're on track to making this very close. it is really going to be a race to the wire, and i think if things continue to break our way, you just were talking about the misplay by the romney campaign in libya earlier today. there is this mishandling of issue after issue three weeks ago romney went to an oil baron summit, day after day we're gifted by a very make-prone candidate. >> eliot: ed markey, we'll finally get the clean policy that we need. democratic congress ed markey of massachusetts. we appreciate your fight for all these important issues. the congressman leads the charg
CBS
Sep 13, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the prince william chamber of commerce is launching a business academy. it's focusing on marketing, sales and human resources. the fall session begins today at the chamber headquarters in manassas 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. cost per session $25 for chamber members and $50 per session for nonmembers. good news, kids. virginia's pumpkin crop is shaping up to be a good one. the big orange squash is already being harvested and so far things are looking pretty decent. pumpkins are grown on more than 2,000 acres in virginia. can you believe we're in pumpkin season already. >> pumpkins. pumpkin pie. >> the weather make it is feel good. -- makes it feel good. are we going to like what you have for us in the next half- hour? >> you are. i actually have good news about foreclosures. been a long time coming. >> good deal. >> thanks, jess. >>> civil rights leaders announce a new march on washington. that story is coming up. >> plus, police seize thousands of dollars in merchandise from an alleged fencing operation. that's in maryland. >> ahead in sports, with first place on the line, the orioles were tied go
CNN
Sep 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
of egypt don't do this and certainly the people in the modernized sector, business and commerce, every day fluent in english and working with the west and cutting business deals and generate jobs and keep the economy of egypt moving or get it moving again, these people have nothing to do with this. this is a very, very small minority. and we shouldn't read anything about it as far as the government or people of egypt are concerned. but what we should do is be working with the egyptians. they've been a long-time u.s. ally to be able to put down the problem, additional intelligence assets they need and take from them information they may have gathered to help us and others in yemen and libya and some place else. >> the warships, thank you, general. >> thank you don. >> appreciate it. we'll be back with more breaking news happening overseas and here in the united states with the chicago teachers strike right after this break. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new completely re-imagined 2013 chevrolet malibu. sleek new styling... sophisticated dual cockpit design, and sport ulpted sea
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 1:00pm EDT
appropriations bills up across a number of bills, you know the commerce, justice, science bill passed this house with a bipartisan majority, went to the senate, the senate had no floor action whatsoever. you know, mr. speaker, that the energy and water bill passed this house with a bipartisan majority, wept to the senate and the senate did nothing with it somewhat soffer. you know that the homeland security committee passed this body, again, bipartisan majority, went to the senate, the senate took no action. i can go on and on and on. the military construction bill, the defense bill, on and on and on. and so here we are, we don't have control over the senate, mr. speaker. we only have control over what goes on here in this body. and i got to tell you, i'm proud as a freshman that we set about getting our business done and one deliberative bill at the time, one open rule on appropriations bills at the time, we allowed every member of this body to come to the floor, to offer their amendments, to have their voice heard and produce the very best work product that we could produce. and i might add, m
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
testify before the commerce committee to give us the benefit of their immense experience, neil armstrong and gene cernan were able to do it. their testimony in may of 2010 helped us craft the nasa reauthorization act of 2010 in which we managed to pass a balanced plan that prioritized nasa's development of future exploration beyond low-earth orbit while putting significant resources into commercial development of crew vehicles to the space station. we passed it unanimously in the united states senate, very bipartisan, and we passed it on neil armstrong's birth tai. -- birthday, august 5, 2010. when the space shuttle was retired, some thought the space program was ended. you know, i took a group of cub scouts actually to johnson space center in houston just a few months ago. they have a great program for our scouts -- well, for any group that actually wants to go and spend the night at the visitors center and they get to tour nasa and hear about the great feats of our country in space. and one of the little boyce said to our nasa administrator -- and one of the little boys said to our nas
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
of the little people who work at the embassy, people who keep the commercial commerce office open, the people doing the wonderful work with n.g.o.'s to show them how to work, to build a free and new kind of society and also to the foreign nationals who work in you are eassy. so we think about you. i say to the leadership of those countries again, call for calm, call for tolerance. but i say to my colleagues here, we've got to call for calm and tolerance right in this institution. we've got to really support our men and women in the state department, our men and women in the milary, all who serve overseas are representatives of united states of america, whether you are the peace corps or the marine corps, whether you are the foreign service or the commercial svice or whatever, you're in the service of the united states of america, promoting our values trying to help promote democracy and also trying to have economic and strategic cooperation. i thank our foreign service staff, many of them live in maryland. but that's not the point. ey live in the united states of america. and so i say to all
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
consumer protections to fight back against cruel health insurance practices. i chair the commerce committee and that's about all we dealt with for the past two years, health insurance companies and their practices. and it's pretty depressing. for example, the new provision ending discrimination by health insurance companies against people with preexisting conditions. that's law. well, under ryan-romney, that would end. and i reiterate that people -- women who are pregnant, millions of americans who have diabetes, people with asthma, people with acne have frequently been just turned down by health insurance companies when they ruled the roost. now they don't rule the roost under the new health care bill and a lot of money is being rebated to american people who were overcharged. the reform that we passed allows parents to keep their children on their insurance plan until the kids are 26 years old. mr. president, that's one of the most popular things in the country. that would disappear under the ryan-romney budget plan. and understand that there's a lot of lack of understanding of the health
KOFY
Sep 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
an historic breakthrough in fighting a fungus found in frogs. >> the u.s. commerce has made new import fees on solar panels made in china. solar companies in this country, it's a step in the right direction. news business and technology reporter david louie has more. >> reporter: one company owns dozens of sol or panel manufacturers. solar world claims unfair chinese competition forced to it lay off worker is. >> for reasons we needed to close our california planted that continuously manufactures since the late 1970s and we modernized to the tune of $40 million. >> an american subsidies of chinese solar companies will benefit from the new tariff as they build factories in the u.s. they will do additional fact finding. commerce department is scheduled to rule on complaints that china is dumping low cost panels in the u.s. despite concerns the dispute will escalate into a trade war, solar companies are pushing ahead to capture important business. they have unviamd a new thin panel that replaces windows at a major train station in china. >> the window can be part of the building. the window, e
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